Bronco speakers win at home

The Hastings College Bronco Forensics team won the second day of the Bronco Bash, a tournament held February 22-23, 2014, at Hastings College and hosted by the team and HC Forensics Alumni. Individual results follow.

On March 1-2, 2014, the Bronco Forensics team will travel to Lincoln, Neb., for the 2014 Battle for the Capital Swing – the second to last tournament of the regular season. The team is gearing up for the first of two national competitions in April: the 2014 American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET)  to be held in Phoenix, Ariz.

Bronco Bash, Saturday, February 22:

Laurel Teal, a freshman from Castle Rock, Colo.

4th place, Persuasion

1st place, Extemporaneous Speaking*

 

Kathryn Edwards, a freshman from Louisville, Neb.

4th place, Extemporaneous Speaking

5th place, Communication Analysis

 

Russell Heitmann, a freshman from Hebron, Neb.

5th place, Poetry Interpretation

 

Bronco Bash, Sunday, February 23:

Jared Buskirk, a senior from Holdrege, Neb.

1st place, Informative Speaking

2nd place, Persuasive Speaking

 

Amanda Cargile, a senior from Devine, Texas

5th place, Duo Interpretation with Mandie Cox

1st place, Program Oral Interpretation*

 

Ethan Richardson, a senior from Omaha, Neb.

4th place, After Dinner Speaking

3rd place, Extemporaneous Speaking

 

Jackie Lemmer, a senior from O’Neil, Neb.

6th place, Extemporaneous Speaking

3rd place, Impromptu Speaking

 

Jose Jiminez, a senior from Lexington, Neb.

1st place, Dramatic Interpretation

4th place, Program Oral Interpretation

 

Sierra Walker, a junior from Gering, Neb.

3rd place, Communication Analysis

 

Miranda Klugesherz, a junior from Colorado Springs, Colo.

1st place, Communication Analysis*

 

Tommy Hendrix, a sophomore from Omaha, Neb.

5th place, Prose Interpretation

 

Aaron Pierce, a sophomore from Cozad, Neb.

4th place, Dramatic Interpretation

1st place, Extemporaneous Speaking

 

Corbin Henk, a sophomore from Doniphan, Neb.

4th place, Impromptu Speaking

4th place, Duo Interpretation with Heitmann

 

Teal Timperly, a sophomore from O’Neil, Neb.

5th place, Dramatic Interpretation

 

Eunice Adounkpe, a freshman from Omaha, Neb.

2nd place, Poetry Interpretation and sixth in

6th place, Prose Interpretation

 

Mandie Cox, a freshman from Hastings, Neb.

5th place, Duo Interpretation with Amanda Cargile

 

Russell Heitmann, a freshman from Hebron, Neb.,

3rd place, After Dinner Speaking

4th place, Duo Interpretation with Corbin Henk

 

Michaela Wright, a freshman from Colorado Springs, Colo.

6th place, Impromptu Speaking

 

Laurel Teal, a freshman from Castle Rock, Colo.

3rd place, Persuasive Speaking

*This event has qualified for nationals.

The Hastings College forensics team has continued a long-running tradition of national competitive success, placing in the top 20 at the American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET) for most of the past ten years, including 16th at AFA 2012 in San Marcos, Texas, and 18th at AFA 2011 in Kearney, Neb.

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